First flight carrying 258 pilgrims from Riyadh arrives in Jeddah

Saturday, July 17, 2021

JEDDAH — The first flight carrying 258 pilgrims from Riyadh arrived at King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah on Saturday, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The pilgrims were received by Undersecretary at the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah Hisham Bin Abdulmoneim Saeed, Director of King Abdulaziz International Airport Essam bin Fouad Nour, and a number of government officials working at the airport.

The pilgrims expressed their happiness for being among the performers of Haj this year, praising the attention, care and facilities being provided to them by all sectors amid all health and preventive measures to curb the spread of coronavirus.